Aidoneus


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(Greek mythology) the god of the underworld in ancient mythology

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However, the text is clear on this point, and the four `roots' are named Zeus, Aidoneus, Nestis, and Hera, and there is no reason why Philotes (Love) and Neikos (Strife) should not themselves be mythic figures.
89) It tells of Demeter's anger, grief, and retaliations when "Zeus, heavy-thundering and mighty-voiced, gave [their daughter, Persephone], / without the consent of Demeter," to Aidoneus, or Hades.
As the bride of Aidoneus, Persephone "undergoes a symbolic death," what Pater terms an "early death.
and the slender-ankled daughter whom Aidoneus abducted, but loud-thundering, far-seeing Zeus gave.
And he (Zeus) cam into the bed of bountiful Demeter, who gave birth to white-armed Persephone, whom Aidoneus abducted from her mother; but all-wise Zeus gave (her).